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The Zone

Chang Lam | Gpo 415, Thimphu 11001, Bhutan
+975 2 331 441
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Ranked #3 of 59 restaurants in Thimphu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $12
Cuisines: American, Eclectic, Café, Fusion
Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Loved the food. The restaurant has its own bakery and therfore the quality of the baked items are amazing. I had a club sandwich and my coleague a burger. Both were excellent including the chips. Small cosy place. there was quite a crowd but , did not feel crowded. Was very disppointed to return the next day ( Tuesday) and... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The Zone is one of the popular places among Bhutanese. They love to hang around this restaurant as they sell decent cuisine. They bake their own bread which adds to their value. Their Bhutanese and continental cuisine is pretty great as well. I didn't really like the spaghetti or the pizza but other items on the menu were great. The... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

One of the better places to eat at in Thimphu. The food was delicious. Was told that their Buffalo burger is something worth trying. I've had their sandwiches, pizzas, fried noodles and momos and have no complaints. Stay away from their milk shake which is more 'milk' than 'shake'. Not the cheapest place to eat for locals but tourists would... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Its nice and lovely cozy cafe with indoors and outside sitting option.They serve american food .We visited twice during our 3 day stay in Thimpu. You name a dish be it Pizzas,burgers,sandwiches etc all were excellent.Burgers are served with good portion of French fries. We liked much chicken burgers over Beef burgers.one dish which I would recommend and not to... More

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Siliguri, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Excellent place for breakfast. We were 12 of us at the zone. It was pedestrian day in Thimphu, a nice walk from the hotel. Met the owner on our way out. Good to know he is a north pointer... cause we are the coolest with the coolest places in town. Of course, had to meet someone from SP trying to... More

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We were staying at a hotel just up the road and came in on their recommendation. The coolest cafe and bar in Thimphu bar none. We were here thrice in three days. We had the pizza and beef burger and on the other two occasions, the breakfast with ham and eggs. Good cafe style food. Good drinks. Good atmosphere. You're... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

My first trip to Bhutan wit girls group. I needed a good cup of coffee n couldn't find anywer including my hotel n The zone came to my rescue.. After whole day sightseeing we wer hungry n wanted some good coffee n tea. Garlic bread to go with our cappuccinos n french fries.. They serve pizzas n sandwiches too. We... More

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New Delhi, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Great ambiance, fantastic food, lovely music, friendly n chatty owner, reasonable prices... what else can you ask for!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Thought they had the best burgers in town until I realised that the fries have decreased. Consistency should be maintained if you wanna survive in the business.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

The Zone is a nice , warm and cosy pub in Thimphu. This was our go-to place at the end of every day while we were in Thimphu. They have nice ambience, a friendly owner, good music and great food especially their pizza ! They also serve coffee so its actually a good place to visit anytime of the day.... More

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